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Long time coming: Center celebrates opening of new shelter
Ceremonies held Saturday to dedicate the Carthage Crisis Center "have been a long time coming," executive director Brian Bisbee said.
Frankie Meyer: Museum to release latest chapter in history series
Volunteers at the Barry County Museum at Cassville have done it again. The museum will be hosting a book signing on Friday, Nov. 22, to celebrate the release of another book about the county's history.
Lisa Brown: David Sedaris crossed off literary bucket list
Do you have a literary "bucket list"? You know, a list of writers whom you hope to meet face-to-face, or at least attend one of their readings?
Ryan Richardson: Prepare pets for cold weather this winter
One of the best things about living in Southwest Missouri is the gorgeous fall weather we get. The temperatures have already dropped, and it's getting dark earlier. I like putting on a hoodie and sitting outside with my dog, as we both look up into the night sky.
Vintage soda fountain is centerpiece of Joplin man's Coca-Cola collection
Descending the stairs into the basement of Dave Mason's home, the memorabilia begins to take over the walls. Vintage signs and advertisements abound as he leads the way to what he calls the "pride and joy" of his collection: a working soda fountain that looks like it was transplanted directly from the 1950s into the back room.
Frankie Meyer: Charts useful in figuring out relationships with ancestors
When researching family history, one often connects with distant relatives. During correspondence, a question that soon arises is, "What kind of cousins are we?"
Jeana Gockley: 'Night Circus' a fun, magical read
Set in the late 19th century, "The Night Circus," by Erin Morgenstern, opens with Prospero the Enchanter, aka Hector Bowen, meeting his 5-year-old daughter, Celia, for the first time. Celia might be young, but Prospero immediately recognizes her innate magical talent.
Ryan Richardson: Dogs can catch a cold, just like humans
For the past few nights, I've had a very sick dog on my hands.
From junk to jewelry: Shopping hobby becomes a crafting business
Julie Grace was annoyed Thursday when she couldn't find a certain necklace. Featuring a key and a large washer that her father gave her, she had decoupaged a cutout from a 1957 hymnal and glued a key and a few other jewels for a unique look.
Patty Crane: Davidson's 'Enchilada' will thrill fans
Goldy's business, Goldy Bear Catering, is booming, and she is busy cooking for events in and around Aspen Meadows, Colo. The first thing on her calendar, however, is a birthday party for her son, Arch, and his friend Drew.
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